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Location: Burlington, ND

I am married to my wonderful wife Jacquie. Have 2 kids, Cody and Britta. I retired from the Air Force after 22 years. I got interested in woodworking ( about 16 years ago) when I saw a scroll saw pattern and thought it looked like fun. I wouldn't describe my first several projects as fun, but it grew on me and with a little reading and a lot of practice I finally figured it out. After that, I convinced my young and very gullible wife that with a few tools I could build her a curio cabinet. I am happy to say that she has many of my projects in the house. I am ashamed to say none are a curio cabinet. Now, when I say i could build that with the right tools, she just rolls her eyes at me. One day I will surprise her with one. Retirement shadow boxes keep me busy lately. I have visited LJ's quite a bit lately and finally decided to join. I love looking at all of the projects that are posted and the help that everyone is willing to give is great. I look forward to being a part of this!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 09-11-2009 06:34 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#2 posted 09-11-2009 06:44 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 09-11-2009 09:39 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#4 posted 09-11-2009 11:10 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 09-11-2009 11:56 AM

Hello Paul,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 09-11-2009 03:54 PM

Welcome to LJ’s!

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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#7 posted 09-11-2009 04:24 PM

Welcome and be assured you’re not the only retiree here lots of us from all the services

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#8 posted 09-11-2009 06:16 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. You’re gonna like here.

-- Rick

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#9 posted 09-11-2009 06:49 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 09-12-2009 12:23 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#11 posted 09-12-2009 12:42 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#12 posted 09-12-2009 05:18 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#13 posted 09-12-2009 07:01 PM

Thanks everyone! I can already see how addictive it can be.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#14 posted 09-12-2009 07:52 PM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there are great people,super projects plus fantastic woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 09-13-2009 09:33 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests. There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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